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Copyright Act preempts misappropriation claim
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

Judge St. Eve granted in part plaintiff Morningware’s motion for summary judgment as to defendant Hearthware’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Lanham Act and related state law counterclaims

Brownstein v. Lindsay., USCA, Third Circuit
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

In declaratory judgment action seeking joint authorship of work, Third Circuit holds that joint authorship claim under Copyright Act accrues, for

Not So Happy Together: Punitive Damages Claim Blocked by First Impression Bar
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

In a case pitting the 1960s band The Turtles best known for the 1967 hit “Happy Together” against satellite radio, a federal court in California

Midnight in Paris ruling: proof that the copyright conundrum isn’t dead, or past
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

When the Faulkner Estate filed its audacious copyright case over the use of a nine-word Faulkner quotation in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris movie

Photographer alleges copyright infringer used unauthorized photo for road atlas and, when caught, offered $10 as compensation
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

On February 11, 2011, Atlanta real estate and architectural photographer, Iran Watson ("Watson"), created a photograph of the Atlanta skyline that he

The Supreme Court holds that the first-sale doctrine applies to copyrighted work lawfully manufactured abroad and subsequently sold in the United States
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2013

On March 19, 2013, in a case closely followed by buyers and sellers alike, the Supreme Court reversed the Second Circuit’s decision that the

ReDigi the digital second-hand shop
  • Pitmans LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 12 2013

A US court has ruled that ReDigi's sale of "second-hand" digital music online infringes Capitol Records' copyright. Court grants summary judgment

U.S. Supreme Court applies “first sale” copyright doctrine to allow import and sale of gray goods
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

On March 19, the United States Supreme Court in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013 WL 1104736, held that the "first sale" doctrine, as

Getting a “fair go” on the internet: copyright in the digital era?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, USA
  • July 24 2013

Everybody loves those 'funniest facesdressesanimals' slideshows, right? There's no denying there are some classic photos online, and there's

Not coming to a theater near you
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

This action for declaratory judgment centered on a planned movie, The Snow White Ladies of the Third Week ("Ladies"). Based on a decision issued on